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04/28/97
INDONESIAN PLANT THAT MAKES NIKE SHOES GIVES WORKERS RAISE

A "wage dispute" at an Indonesian factory that manufactures Nike shoes was solved Saturday, with employees gaining a 10.7% pay increase, according to an AP report in the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Factory o

Tags: Nike

04/28/97
SEAHAWKS' STADIUM BID IN THE HANDS OF THE PEOPLE'S COURT

The WA State Legislature approved legislation to place a bill regarding a new Seahawks stadium on the statewide ballot "on or before June 20," according to David Postman of the SEATTLE TIMES. The vote

Tags: Facilities, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

04/28/97
MLB MARKETING MANTRA: THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT?

The marketability of MLB players was examined by John Henderson of the DENVER POST under the header, "Baseball Players Left Out Of Endorsements." On Madison Avenue, MLB "barely registers on the radar

Tags: MLB, New York Yankees, Nike, Reebok, Wheaties, YankeeNets

04/28/97
MEMORIAL DAY BEACH PLANNING: NEW SPORTS BOOK ON THE SHELVES

DENNIS RODMAN''s second book, "Walk on the Wild Side," is released on Wednesday, by Delacorte Press. Co-author Michael Silver, asked who gets "trashed" in the book: "CHARLES BARKLEY a little. MICHAEL

Tags: Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Minnesota Wild, NBA, People and Pop Culture, Toronto Raptors

04/28/97
STADIUM NOTES

In Indianapolis, Kathleen Johnston wrote that the "clock is ticking" for Indy Mayor Stephen Goldsmith''s pursuit of $175M to build a new arena for the Pacers. Goldsmith has said he needs to decide by

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Facilities, Indiana Pacers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

04/28/97
SGMA REPORT: MOST POPULAR SPORTS IN THE USA

The SGMA surveyed the ten most popular sports in America (U.S. Pop.; 6+; participated at least once in ''96). This information was abstracted from an annual study conducted by American Sports Data, In

Tags: SGMA, The Back of the Book

04/28/97
RESPONSE FROM TIGER'S CAMP: NORTON ON ABC'S "THIS WEEK"

IMG''s Hughes Norton, Woods'' agent, was interviewed on ABC''s "This Week." On the episode of the past week regarding Fuzzy Zoeller, Norton said, "It is unfortunate that he chose to express those rema

Tags: ABC, Acushnet, IMG, Nike, Media, Walt Disney

04/28/97
WAYNE'S WORLD GETS TO DOUBLE DIP IN STATE TAX BREAK TROUGH

"High-powered lobbying" by Wayne Huizenga "continued to pay dividends," as the FL House and Senate approved "another $60 million tax-break" for Pro Player Stadium, according to Steve Bousquet of the M

Tags: Facilities

04/25/97
KRISTI, SHAQ AND THE PACK WIN NICKELODEON KIDS CHOICE AWARDS

Shaquille O''Neal was named "Favorite Male Athlete" at the Nickelodeon Kids'' Choice Awards last Saturday night in Los Angeles, beating out Michael Jordan, Emmitt Smith and Ken Griffey Jr. Figure skat

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Green Bay Packers, McDonalds, New York Yankees, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, YankeeNets

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